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Photo of Nicola Burgess, Counsellor in Kidsgrove, England
Nicola Burgess
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Crewe CW2
Hi, I'm Nicola, a qualified Person-Centred counsellor. Do you experience times when things just get too much and although you may have a good network of family, friends or colleagues you just need a safe space where you can go to talk, not be judged and know that whatever is spoken about is confidential. Whatever is troubling you may stem from your childhood, a relationship, a traumatic event or something else but whatever it is, this maybe preventing you from living your life to the full. The first step can be daunting, but together we can explore your thoughts, your feelings which will enable you to gain a greater self worth.
Hi, I'm Nicola, a qualified Person-Centred counsellor. Do you experience times when things just get too much and although you may have a good network of family, friends or colleagues you just need a safe space where you can go to talk, not be judged and know that whatever is spoken about is confidential. Whatever is troubling you may stem from your childhood, a relationship, a traumatic event or something else but whatever it is, this maybe preventing you from living your life to the full. The first step can be daunting, but together we can explore your thoughts, your feelings which will enable you to gain a greater self worth.
01270 906391 View 01270 906391
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Steve Barlow Counselling & Supervision Services
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Stoke-on-Trent ST1  (Online Only)
I am a BACP accredited, fully insured counsellor, supervisor and support group facilitator with over 20 years experience of working with clients both in an organisational setting and in private practice. I currently have availability Monday to Friday and sessions are now available online via secure video platforms. I am well-versed in providing both long and short-term counselling arrangements, covering many issues from addiction, bereavement and abuse to anxiety to relationship concerns and sexuality and gender.
I am a BACP accredited, fully insured counsellor, supervisor and support group facilitator with over 20 years experience of working with clients both in an organisational setting and in private practice. I currently have availability Monday to Friday and sessions are now available online via secure video platforms. I am well-versed in providing both long and short-term counselling arrangements, covering many issues from addiction, bereavement and abuse to anxiety to relationship concerns and sexuality and gender.
01763 291259 View 01763 291259
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Rachel Watson's Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sandbach CW11
Hi, my name is Rachel, I am a certified Person-Centred Counsellor located in Sandbach, Cheshire. A registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) with a verified DBS check, I am committed to providing professional and compassionate support. I provide a safe, warm, non-judgemental space in which you will be listened to emphatically, i offer support for individuals navigating challenges in their relationships along with support in helping you to navigate feelings of grief, loss, low mood, confidence, self-esteem, and feeling directionless. Let's work together to find the solutions you seek.
Hi, my name is Rachel, I am a certified Person-Centred Counsellor located in Sandbach, Cheshire. A registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) with a verified DBS check, I am committed to providing professional and compassionate support. I provide a safe, warm, non-judgemental space in which you will be listened to emphatically, i offer support for individuals navigating challenges in their relationships along with support in helping you to navigate feelings of grief, loss, low mood, confidence, self-esteem, and feeling directionless. Let's work together to find the solutions you seek.
01270 433325 View 01270 433325
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Hannah Paskin
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Sandbach CW11
OCD is constantly changing. Just as you find a way to shut it down, it finds a loophole to come at you - a new variation of an intrusive thought, a new behaviour it convinces you to do, a new topic completely it jumps to. It's a slippery so and so, which is why working with an experienced therapist is so important. Effective treatment isn't just about whatever intrusive thought is at the front of your mind right now, it's about tackling any cycle where you are acting as if your intrusive thoughts are true when they absolutely are not. Treatment isn't easy, most people have had OCD for years before therapy. But it is possible to win
OCD is constantly changing. Just as you find a way to shut it down, it finds a loophole to come at you - a new variation of an intrusive thought, a new behaviour it convinces you to do, a new topic completely it jumps to. It's a slippery so and so, which is why working with an experienced therapist is so important. Effective treatment isn't just about whatever intrusive thought is at the front of your mind right now, it's about tackling any cycle where you are acting as if your intrusive thoughts are true when they absolutely are not. Treatment isn't easy, most people have had OCD for years before therapy. But it is possible to win
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Sabrina Persiano
Psychotherapist, MA, PTUK
Verified Verified
Sandbach CW11
It's not easy being a parent and it's not easy knowing that your child is going through a tough time. You might have noticed that their behaviour has become really difficult to handle and it is putting a strain on family life. Teachers might have noticed this in the classroom too. Sometimes, you might wonder if this is something you are going to have get used to. It doesn't have to be this way. I can help your child and your family have a well-deserved meaningful life, filled with happier memories.
It's not easy being a parent and it's not easy knowing that your child is going through a tough time. You might have noticed that their behaviour has become really difficult to handle and it is putting a strain on family life. Teachers might have noticed this in the classroom too. Sometimes, you might wonder if this is something you are going to have get used to. It doesn't have to be this way. I can help your child and your family have a well-deserved meaningful life, filled with happier memories.
01270 433151 View 01270 433151
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Parkes therapy Practice
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Biddulph ST8
As a qualified Counsellor, I work in a Client centred manner, providing a solid foundation for therapy, building on trust and mutual respect, by providing a safe, warm confidential and non-judgemental environment in which to contemplate your emotional state, because quite simple sometimes life can be just too much. . I will endeavour to help support you on your journey of finding the right answers and building on your own natural resilience. I offer both short and long term therapy depending on your needs.
As a qualified Counsellor, I work in a Client centred manner, providing a solid foundation for therapy, building on trust and mutual respect, by providing a safe, warm confidential and non-judgemental environment in which to contemplate your emotional state, because quite simple sometimes life can be just too much. . I will endeavour to help support you on your journey of finding the right answers and building on your own natural resilience. I offer both short and long term therapy depending on your needs.
01477 412596 View 01477 412596
Photo of Karl Ryan Woolley, Psychotherapist in Kidsgrove, England
Karl Ryan Woolley
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Stoke-on-Trent ST1
I am an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) with 20 years of experience of working within a range of psychological settings within both the NHS and private sector. Gathering from my experience, I can utilise various models of therapy such as CBT, EMDR and DBT. I have a particular interest in working with individuals who are struggling with PTSD, both single and complex presentations, using both CBT and EMDR approaches, which I have found to be effective methods. I am also keen to work with individuals who have long term physical health conditions and low self-esteem.
I am an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) with 20 years of experience of working within a range of psychological settings within both the NHS and private sector. Gathering from my experience, I can utilise various models of therapy such as CBT, EMDR and DBT. I have a particular interest in working with individuals who are struggling with PTSD, both single and complex presentations, using both CBT and EMDR approaches, which I have found to be effective methods. I am also keen to work with individuals who have long term physical health conditions and low self-esteem.
01270 447557 View 01270 447557
Photo of Zara Kyd, Counsellor in Kidsgrove, England
Zara Kyd
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Crewe CW1
If you are grappling with the challenges of life, perhaps feeling its too much to bear, or overwhelming, then maybe I can help by journeying along side you as you explore the hard times you are encountering. I aim to provide a professional, safe, confidential and non judgmental space in which you will be able to explore recent and long standing personal issues, to perhaps gain a greater understanding of your unhappiness and distress, helping you find a better way forwards.
If you are grappling with the challenges of life, perhaps feeling its too much to bear, or overwhelming, then maybe I can help by journeying along side you as you explore the hard times you are encountering. I aim to provide a professional, safe, confidential and non judgmental space in which you will be able to explore recent and long standing personal issues, to perhaps gain a greater understanding of your unhappiness and distress, helping you find a better way forwards.
01270 433352 View 01270 433352
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Karen Moore
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Sandbach CW11
Are you finding life difficult and looking for help? Are you struggling with changes that you feel are out of your control? Counselling aims to help you deal with and overcome issues that are causing emotional pain or making you feel uncomfortable. Counselling also helps you build a deeper relationship with yourself and others.
Are you finding life difficult and looking for help? Are you struggling with changes that you feel are out of your control? Counselling aims to help you deal with and overcome issues that are causing emotional pain or making you feel uncomfortable. Counselling also helps you build a deeper relationship with yourself and others.
01270 433406 View 01270 433406
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Gina Zyla
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Stoke-on-Trent ST7
Hi I'm Gina and I have over 20 years frontline experience working with those who have experienced trauma and loss. Healing from trauma is a journey and it's important to go at a pace that's comfortable for you. I will provide a safe space for you to explore and process your experiences. You are not alone in this. Together, we will work on building coping strategies. Finding healthy ways to manage your emotions and reactions can make a significant difference in your life. Understanding how trauma and loss has affected you can be a powerful tool in moving forward. We can explore this in a way that feels safe for you.
Hi I'm Gina and I have over 20 years frontline experience working with those who have experienced trauma and loss. Healing from trauma is a journey and it's important to go at a pace that's comfortable for you. I will provide a safe space for you to explore and process your experiences. You are not alone in this. Together, we will work on building coping strategies. Finding healthy ways to manage your emotions and reactions can make a significant difference in your life. Understanding how trauma and loss has affected you can be a powerful tool in moving forward. We can explore this in a way that feels safe for you.
01782 493769 View 01782 493769
Photo of Caroline Mallika Tresman, Psychotherapist in Kidsgrove, England
Caroline Mallika Tresman
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Alsager ST7
Work with me to quickly and efficiently clear whatever is holding you back. Or maybe you just need someone you feel safe to talk with. How would you feel if you didn’t have those difficult feelings or traumatic memories? Those feelings that can seem impossible or overwhelming really can feel different. Or perhaps you have a current situation to deal with and do not want to dive into the past - I will not make you start from the "beginning". We can work through your experiences in a gentle way, and it could even be fun! Well done on getting this far and considering some support at this time - I would be pleased to work with you.
Work with me to quickly and efficiently clear whatever is holding you back. Or maybe you just need someone you feel safe to talk with. How would you feel if you didn’t have those difficult feelings or traumatic memories? Those feelings that can seem impossible or overwhelming really can feel different. Or perhaps you have a current situation to deal with and do not want to dive into the past - I will not make you start from the "beginning". We can work through your experiences in a gentle way, and it could even be fun! Well done on getting this far and considering some support at this time - I would be pleased to work with you.
01270 447551 View 01270 447551
Photo of Laura Wood-Holden, Counsellor in Kidsgrove, England
Laura Wood-Holden
Counsellor, MA, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Stoke-on-Trent ST1  (Online Only)
I am warm, kind and non-judgemental. I hope my clients feel valued and that I have truly seen them and know them. I have a special interest in working with women, but welcome clients of all genders. I always respond to enquiries in a timely manner.
I am warm, kind and non-judgemental. I hope my clients feel valued and that I have truly seen them and know them. I have a special interest in working with women, but welcome clients of all genders. I always respond to enquiries in a timely manner.
01767 661119 View 01767 661119
Photo of Laura Stelfox, Counsellor in Kidsgrove, England
Laura Stelfox
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sandbach CW11
“Sometimes, life’s challenges can mean that our ability to lead a happy and fulfilling life is taken away. I passionately believe that given the right amount of time, space and coping straggles, people can learn how to help themselves and move forward” My name is Laura and I am a Person Centred Counsellor. If you are reading this page then it’s possible that you are currently experiencing any number of issues that are preventing you from leading the life you want to lead or being the person you truly want to be. I believe that you not only have the right to feel OK, but the capacity to help yourself get to where you want to be.
“Sometimes, life’s challenges can mean that our ability to lead a happy and fulfilling life is taken away. I passionately believe that given the right amount of time, space and coping straggles, people can learn how to help themselves and move forward” My name is Laura and I am a Person Centred Counsellor. If you are reading this page then it’s possible that you are currently experiencing any number of issues that are preventing you from leading the life you want to lead or being the person you truly want to be. I believe that you not only have the right to feel OK, but the capacity to help yourself get to where you want to be.
01270 433383 x079195 View 01270 433383 x079195
Photo of Alison Jane Preston, Counsellor in Kidsgrove, England
Alison Jane Preston
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Stone ST6
Hello and Welcome to my profile. I am a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and believe in people as individuals. Whatever your endeavours, your challenges, your turmoils and your stories I believe that being heard with genuine care and compassion can help us to recover from ongoing distress and help us to move forward. Additionally, learning about and drawing upon strategies to help alleviate stress & anxiety can be both empowering and transformative. I offer counselling from a person centred core, integrating other counselling theories and resources depending on the needs of my clients.
Hello and Welcome to my profile. I am a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and believe in people as individuals. Whatever your endeavours, your challenges, your turmoils and your stories I believe that being heard with genuine care and compassion can help us to recover from ongoing distress and help us to move forward. Additionally, learning about and drawing upon strategies to help alleviate stress & anxiety can be both empowering and transformative. I offer counselling from a person centred core, integrating other counselling theories and resources depending on the needs of my clients.
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Photo of Patricia Yvonne Taylor, Psychotherapist in Kidsgrove, England
Patricia Yvonne Taylor
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Congleton CW12
My counselling model is Person-Centred. Many years experience enables me to offer effective individualised, psychological treatment. I treat most emotional disorders and provide a neutral ground My focus is to individuals heal, energise, and become aware of their inner strengths. I achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, understanding you and your issues to customise a treatment plan which meets your needs. I will be there for you every step of your journey. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.
My counselling model is Person-Centred. Many years experience enables me to offer effective individualised, psychological treatment. I treat most emotional disorders and provide a neutral ground My focus is to individuals heal, energise, and become aware of their inner strengths. I achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, understanding you and your issues to customise a treatment plan which meets your needs. I will be there for you every step of your journey. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.
01260 545418 View 01260 545418
Photo of Rachel Florence, Psychotherapist in Kidsgrove, England
Rachel Florence
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Crewe CW1
Are you a survivor of childhood abuse or neglect? Are you ready to understand, process and move into a more peaceful life? I’m Rachel, an autistic therapist who specialises in supporting clients to safely explore the impact of their past experiences, build self-worth and work towards healing and growth.
Are you a survivor of childhood abuse or neglect? Are you ready to understand, process and move into a more peaceful life? I’m Rachel, an autistic therapist who specialises in supporting clients to safely explore the impact of their past experiences, build self-worth and work towards healing and growth.
01270 696156 View 01270 696156
Photo of Donna Maria Davenport, Counsellor in Kidsgrove, England
Donna Maria Davenport
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Crewe CW1
At DD Counselling, I offer a laid back approach which puts my clients immediately at ease. My clients are able to speak freely without any judgement, whilst feeling valued and respected at all times. I offer face to face and online appointments, ensuring that clients are able to communicate on every level throughout their session. I adapt my sessions which is catered around my clients needs. I will use a variety of Integrated Therapies, which enable clients to understand their thoughts and feelings. If you feel that this type of Counselling approach is for you, I would love to hear from you.
At DD Counselling, I offer a laid back approach which puts my clients immediately at ease. My clients are able to speak freely without any judgement, whilst feeling valued and respected at all times. I offer face to face and online appointments, ensuring that clients are able to communicate on every level throughout their session. I adapt my sessions which is catered around my clients needs. I will use a variety of Integrated Therapies, which enable clients to understand their thoughts and feelings. If you feel that this type of Counselling approach is for you, I would love to hear from you.
01270 441979 View 01270 441979
Photo of Alison Louise Oxborrow, Counsellor in Kidsgrove, England
Alison Louise Oxborrow
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Stoke-on-Trent ST3
Is there a growing distance between you and your partner? Are criticism, hurts, resentment and bitterness beginning to dominate your relationship? If so, I guess you may both be feeling weary and wounded, you may even be wondering whether you are with the right person. If this is your experience, don’t panic. Struggle is a normal part of intimate relationship and Imago Relationship Counselling offers genuine hope. Imago is a form of couples counselling which is focused on enabling you and your partner to break destructive patterns of behaviour, to reconnect at a deeper level and to experience understanding, love & joy again.
Is there a growing distance between you and your partner? Are criticism, hurts, resentment and bitterness beginning to dominate your relationship? If so, I guess you may both be feeling weary and wounded, you may even be wondering whether you are with the right person. If this is your experience, don’t panic. Struggle is a normal part of intimate relationship and Imago Relationship Counselling offers genuine hope. Imago is a form of couples counselling which is focused on enabling you and your partner to break destructive patterns of behaviour, to reconnect at a deeper level and to experience understanding, love & joy again.
01296 929431 View 01296 929431
Photo of Sam Hughes Counselling, Counsellor in Kidsgrove, England
Sam Hughes Counselling
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Leek ST13
Hello If you want a confidential, welcoming non – judgemental space to make sense of what is troubling you please get in touch. I offer a free 30-minute initial consultation to see if you think we will work well together. Sessions can be face to face, on line, on the telephone or we could go for a walk together. Alternatively, if you prefer we could choose a quiet spot outside to sit and talk. I work with you individually or with you and your partner, helping you to fully explore issues and improve your situation. You will rediscover your strengths in a supportive environment to help you move forward with confidence.
Hello If you want a confidential, welcoming non – judgemental space to make sense of what is troubling you please get in touch. I offer a free 30-minute initial consultation to see if you think we will work well together. Sessions can be face to face, on line, on the telephone or we could go for a walk together. Alternatively, if you prefer we could choose a quiet spot outside to sit and talk. I work with you individually or with you and your partner, helping you to fully explore issues and improve your situation. You will rediscover your strengths in a supportive environment to help you move forward with confidence.
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Crewe CW1
A therapist who looks beyond your symptoms, guiding you to uncover the real reasons behind your struggles. Welcome I'm Leanne Astbury, a psychotherapist dedicated to guiding you beyond symptom management to uncover and address the real reasons behind your challenges. Drawing from my personal experiences and years of helping others, I've come to understand that issues like anxiety, depression, perfectionism, overthinking, worry, and stress are not the real problems—they're just symptoms. To achieve lasting results, we must focus on addressing the root causes, not just treating these symptoms.
A therapist who looks beyond your symptoms, guiding you to uncover the real reasons behind your struggles. Welcome I'm Leanne Astbury, a psychotherapist dedicated to guiding you beyond symptom management to uncover and address the real reasons behind your challenges. Drawing from my personal experiences and years of helping others, I've come to understand that issues like anxiety, depression, perfectionism, overthinking, worry, and stress are not the real problems—they're just symptoms. To achieve lasting results, we must focus on addressing the root causes, not just treating these symptoms.
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How can I find a therapist in Kidsgrove?

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Most Psychologists in the directory are accredited members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and/or are registered in the Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for psychotherapists and counsellors in the UK, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in the UK. Psychologists have earned a degree in psychology and many are members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and have completed a postgraduate qualification in a specialism. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a psychology degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the BACP or UKCP, they are required to have completed a training course as well as clinical and supervision hours.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the UK could be between £30 - £60 when seeing a counsellor and £60 - £150 and up when seeing a clinical psychologist. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The NHS Talking therapies programme offers free of charge counselling for common mental health problems like anxiety and depression. The service is available to anyone registered with a GP, though you do not necessarily need to be referred by your GP and can refer yourself directly to a Talking therapies service. The service will provide different solutions, including group and individual therapy, for a limited number of sessions which are generally up to six.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the BACP, the UKCP, or BPS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there has been participation in a criminal act or act of terror, or if there is potential or known harm to the client or others, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.